Sébastien Bourdon

1616 - 1671
He was born in Montpellier, and trained in Paris and then visited Italy (1634-7). In Rome he was influenced by Poussin. He was one of the original members of the Parisian Academy. From 1652 to 1654 he was court painter to Queen Christina of Sweden in Stockholm.

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The Return of the Ark
Sébastien Bourdon
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The Return of the Ark
 
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